Brutal

Posted by · 8:57 am · September 10th, 2010

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MONDAY CENTS: Rob bless America

Posted by · 1:54 pm · July 5th, 2010

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. Happy Independence Day everyone! I trust you ate some grilled meat, camped out on a beach for the day and saw some fireworks. I know I did. Apparently, others also went to see a movie called “New Moon” had $186.9 million after six days and so […]

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FRIDAY FORECAST: Vampires and Shyamalan suck

Posted by · 3:02 pm · July 2nd, 2010

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. Are you guys seeing this Uruguay-Ghana game? Unbelievable finish. But it’s Independence Day weekend and we are supposed to be talking about all things American. Like sissy vampires and casting obviously foreign parts movies with good old white actors! The weekend will go long with most […]

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8/26 Web Round-up

Posted by · 9:13 am · August 26th, 2009

• The “Inglourious Basterds” one-sheet that could have been. [Poster Wire] • On the occasion of Tim Burton’s 51st birthday (yesterday), an appreciation. [Hero Complex] • On Marvin Hamlisch’s “hilariously schmaltzy” score for “The Informant!” [The Playlist]

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Ang Lee takes on ‘Pi’

Posted by · 4:02 pm · February 18th, 2009

Few film projects in recent years have come with as formidable a chain of prospective directors attached than Fox 2000’s adaptation of Yann Martel’s bestselling 2002 Booker Prize winner “Life of Pi.” First M. Night Shyamalan was on board — which, admittedly, might have been a more appealing prospect five years ago. The next name […]

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‘Love Guru’ not so loved

Posted by · 3:26 pm · January 21st, 2009

I must admit I feel pretty proud of myself: the Razzie nominations have been revealed, and I have not seen a single one of their Worst Picture nominees. Not one. Not Paris Hilton vehicle “The Hottie and the Nottie” — uh, did anyone? Not the latest nail in Shyamalan’s career coffin, “The Happening,” though I […]

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